Category: Planning


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5 Quirky Wedding Venues In & Near Saratoga Springs

Gone are the days when weddings were a one-size-fits-all affair, with the ceremony taking place in a church and the reception at a hotel or restaurant afterward. Today, it’s much more commonplace for weddings to be really personalized and tailored to the bride and groom, reflecting the uniqueness of the couple. If you’re planning for your

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The Ins & Outs of the Wedding Budget and How to Cut Costs

Has the idea of coming up with a wedding budget gotten you completely overwhelmed? You’re not alone! Many couples struggle with getting started with the wedding plans because it can be so intimidating and confusing to break out the hard numbers for every vendor, every favor, every minute detail. We’re making it easy for you

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Simple Hair & Makeup Wedding Tips for Your Big Day

You’ve got the wedding dress of your dreams! Now you need the right hair and makeup to pull the whole beautiful bride look together. You’ll need to consider if you want your hair up, down, or partway up – we’ve got suggestions for each style, and some overall makeup tips as well. Choose a Hairstyle

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8 Steps to a Successful Low-Budget DIY Wedding

It’s almost every bride’s dilemma: You need to keep costs for the wedding down, but you also want your guests to have a fabulous time. Achieve the low cost wedding of your dreams by following a few simple steps to rein your budget in – and have some fun with do-it-yourself craft projects while you’re

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2017 Longfellows Wedding Show a Success – 2018 Date Announced

Local engaged couples gathered at the annual Longfellows Wedding Show last month. If you’re newly engaged, you should definitely save the date for next year’s show – here’s how the recent event went, and what you can expect at the next Wedding Show. Vendors For the 17th year, the beautiful and historic Longfellows in Saratoga

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4 Tips for Knowing When You’ve Found the Right Wedding Vendor

Once you have booked your venue and set your date, it’s time to start researching and choosing your vendors! Choosing wedding vendors to help you bring your wedding day vision to life is a very important task that can seem daunting at first. It’s often best to start researching and reaching out to vendors at

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Planning Your First Dance as a Couple

It seems as though every week a new first dance video goes viral. While you’re in the process of planning your big day, you may be wondering what type of first dance you should take on with your new spouse. Should you go the classic route or aim for one million views on YouTube? Go All

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Photography Tips – Poses You Don’t Want To Miss

It’s always a good idea to plan ahead, especially when it comes to the type of wedding photos you’d like the photographer to capture. We’ve rounded up our favorite poses for bridal shots you can treasure for a lifetime. Weather Don’t let the rain ruin your day! Grab your groom and pose under an umbrella

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Wedding Season 2015: What’s Hot & What’s Not

Keeping up with wedding trends could be a full time job! Whether you’re just getting started planning or you’re nailing down the details, we have you covered on what’s hot for 2015 and what’s not. Check it out! Hot Picked from the garden bouquets are currently trending. Gone are the days of sending structured bouquets down the aisle! Au

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